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Building Inspector


Department(s): Community Development & Housing Department

Location: Pittsburg, KS

The City of Pittsburg is accepting applications for a full time Building Inspector with the Housing and Community Development Department. This position inspects new and existing structures, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing installations to insure compliance with local and state building codes and zoning ordinances, safety laws and regulations, and construction plans and specifications. The Inspector is also responsible for enforcement of dilapidated housing codes, health regulations and other City codes.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Candidates must possess one of the following education/experience combinations:

* Bachelor’s Degree in building design technology or two years vocational/technical school course work in construction, electrical, plumbing and HVAC with two (2) years of related work experience; or

*High School Diploma or equivalent with four (4) years in building, plumbing, electrical maintenance or mechanical experience as a journeyman or in a leadership role; or

*State certification as a Master in plumbing, electrical or mechanical trade.


ICC B-1 certification must be obtained within one year from date of hire, if not certified upon application. Successful candidates must also be proficient with using technology, Microsoft Office products, especially Word and Excel.

Candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check, drug screen and physical.

Candidates must have a current driver’s license and clean motor vehicle record.

The City of Pittsburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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